A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Rococo Cartel Clock
A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Rococo Cartel Clock
A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Rococo Cartel Clock
A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Rococo Cartel Clock

PAUL SORMANI (1817-1877)

A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Rococo Cartel Clock

c. 1890 France

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A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Rococo Cartel Clock by Sormani.

The asymmetrical gilt-bronze case is finely cast in the rococo style with scrolling foliate forms, surmounted by a putto figure beneath a pierced acanthus scroll.

The clock has a twin barrel movement with a platform escapement and rack, striking on a bell.

Mestdagh, Camille & Lécoules, Pierre. L'Ameublement d'art français : 1850-1900, Editions de l'Amateur, (Paris,) 2010; p. 295-300.

A comparative Louis XV style cartel clock by Sormani is illustrated p. 296, fig. 354.
Dimensions
Height 51.00 cm (20.08 inches)
Width 35.00 cm (13.78 inches)
Depth 15.00 cm (5.91 inches)
Stock Code
B71100
Signed/Inscribed
The dial signed ‘P. SORMANI, Paris’. The back plate stamped with trademark for 'Marti et Cie, Médaillé d'argent 1889'. The white enamel dial has Arabic hours and quarters and is signed ‘P.Sormani, Paris’.
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